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Industrial Design, User Experience, Surface Modeling, Animat...
I currently work for bb7, an award-winning product development consultancy located in Madison, WI. In the past 6 years, I’ve used the vast range of projects and clients to dramatically improve my creative skills, brand strategies, and technical knowledge. In terms of CAD modeling, I have taken many advanced surfacing classes and have pushed my abilities to the point where I am now the Industrial Design Lead for all complex CAD projects. I am also responsible for working with clients to establish a Visual Brand Language (VBL). This involves a lot of research working with marketing, CEO’s, and sales to distill the core values of a company into visual aspects of my designs. This translates to an extremely effective, repeatable process that can be applied a wide variety of products. Basically, I don’t redesign individual projects, I am responsible for redesigning entire product lines. Prior to bb7, I have worked with Harley Davidson, Volvo, Briggs & Stratton, and Milwaukee Tool. Please don't hesitate to contact me with your next project, I'd love to hear from you!
Sketches & Renderings
Solidworks & Alias
UWM Laser Ion Cannon
Experience: Industrial Designer, bb7 / Bjorksten | bit 7, Madison, WI February 2010 - Present Freelance Industrial Designer, Gruv Design, Madison, WI June 2009 - Present Industrial Designer, + Design, Milwaukee, WI June 2009-October 2009 Industrial Designer, Milwaukee Electric Tool, Milwaukee, WI May 2008-June 2009 Industrial Designer, Discovery World, Milwaukee, WI January 2008-June 2008 Industrial Design Assistant, MIAD, Veteran's Hospital, August 2005-June 2008 Education: Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI B.F.A. in Industrial Design, May 2009 Dean's List every semester, GPA 3.87 V.P. of IDSA Student Chapter Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI Animation Program, 2003-2004 Dean's List every semester, GPA 3.7 Skills: Traditional concept sketching and rendering; Sketchbook Pro; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign; Solidworks, Alias, Hypershot, Keyshot, Flash MX, Final Cut Pro, MS Office; web design; sound production; electrical & mechanical design, physical model production; and I make a mean breakfast sandwich.
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD) 2005-2009, GPA 3.87